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Going from Vista to XP is not an upgrade, it is a downgrade. You will have to format the drive and install XP fresh

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You go out and buy a windows xp disk.

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I could not upgrade neither windows XP, Windows 7 of this Product Model: GT5662. Would you assits? Thanks.


Hello kelvinvu, according to the information that I gathered from this computer model, it has Windows Vista 32 bit home premium installed on it. Windows XP is an older operating system so you can't "upgrade" to it. You could however install a fresh copy (more likely completely erasing all your previous information on vista and data files) or you could upgrade to Windows 7. Since you are using "Windows Vista 32 bit home premium", you have to upgrade to "Windows 7 32 bit home premium" or better. So if you were trying to "upgrade" to Windows 7 Home Basic, it will not allow that since it considers that a downgrade in the Operating System. You should actually be able to pop in the Windows 7 Home Premium CD while vista is running and start the upgrade process pretty painlessly that way. Just access the CD and walk through the menus for upgrading Vista to Windows 7. As a reminder, you must use the 32 bit discs. If you try and use the 64 bit discs (a different operating system as far as windows is concerned) you will have to go through the same process of installing a new version of windows (not upgrade). I hope this has solved your specific problem kelvinvu, have a great day!

May 15, 2011 | Gateway GT5662 Desktop PC

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Can you downgrade a acer aspire from vista to xp


You cannot downgrade a vista to xp. You can upgrade to win7. Or you need to format

May 25, 2010 | Acer Aspire™ T180 PC Desktop

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Replace the Vista Home Premium with XP on ASPIRE M1202


Your best option is to upgrade to Windows 7. It is free for (I believe all) Vista users, and you can run programs in XP compatibility mode.

Dec 04, 2009 | Acer PC Desktops

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How to transfer from XP to Vista on pc's


Buy Vista and select upgrade

Apr 25, 2009 | PC Desktops

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Upgrading the OS Windows XP not possible


Upgrading from OS Windows XP:

you can upgrade from Windows XP to Windows Vista(ultimate, premium, home, business.......),
you have to buy a Windows Vista CD and install a fresh copy or format.

Some Minimum Requirements:

i) Min 2GB RAM or atleast 1GB RAM(if you have>1GB RAM installation of Windows Vista will not continue)

II) External Graphic Card. for some versions of Windows Vista(to run Aero Interface, special feature only   in some versions of Windows Vista)

NOTE:

"Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor" is a software from Microsoft which you can download from internet, this  can help you determine which features and edition of Windows Vista will run on your computer. 

 i.e., when u load this software on windows xp it will suggest which upgrade version of windows vista          will suit your system(based on you system configuration. or hardware components.) and then            you can install the upgraded version of windows xp(mostly windows vista home,.........)


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M. Sridhar

Dec 26, 2008 | PC Desktops

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I have a Windows me,and I was told i can't get Mcfee security unless i upgrade to Windows xp or Vista.Could you tell me the cost to do this?


For some people ME was great, for me it was ME= Mistake Emulator. XP has been the best platform Microsoft put out. I would recoment going to http://support.microsoft.com/kb/316639/
follow the steps to see if your machine can handle it.
New computers are more affordable and come with Vista. Ocassionaly you can find one with XP. Look for the ones that say Xp - Vista ready. They have more memory and Hard drive space on them and XP runs great. If you want to upgrade. google the price for XP. Dirvers for your machine are the hardest part to find. Buying a XP-Vista ready computer would be the easiest route.

Sep 04, 2008 | Gateway PC Desktops

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I have a new computer using microsoft vista. The installation disk for Mustek 1299 UB Plus will only work with 98se /Me/2000/XP. My old computer used XP Home edition. Is there an upgrade so that I...


The best thing to do is go to the manufacturers website and see if they made a driver for vista.

Actually I just went to the site and they don't offer a vista driver. New scanner for you buddy. that's Microsoft's way of continuing the monopoly. make everybody upgrade to their standards.

Jul 25, 2008 | PC Desktops

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backup all your files onto disk, format hardrive, and insert your windows xp disk and turn your pc back on...you will have wondows xp, vista will be removed.

May 28, 2008 | PC Desktops

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HP DESKTOP COMPUTER #SR1365CL


Sorry to inform you but you cant downgrade from vista to xp on this model I have found most systems that are designed to run vista lose several drivers when downgraded to xp.

the only solution that will restore drivers would be to reload vista by purchasing an upgrade version of vista (this allows an upgrade from xp to vista and will restore drivers only catch is your xp operating system must be xp home with sp2(service pack 2).

When you removed vista from your machine you actually downgraded by replacing the vista operating system with XP.

Feb 02, 2008 | PC Desktops

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